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Import/Export cookbook: How to import product prices for Magento 2 Shared Catalogs

Shared Catalogs allow Magento 2 Commerce owners to create product categories for particular companies (Magento 2 B2B feature) with the individual prices, which are not available for general customers. In this article we will use Improved Import & Export extension to import and export prices for the Shared Catalogs.

Shared Catalogs feature the same exact products which are available in your product catalog, however the prices for such products may be adjusted for B2B company customer accounts. Now, how can you import these product prices inside your Magento 2? In this cookbook article I will explain that it is nothing new, and you already know how to do it, and have probably done it many times.

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Magento 2 import and export COOKBOOK index post. Use cases and instructions

This is an index blog post for Magento 2 import and export use cases. In this post you will find links with the description to the posts which describe how to use Improved Import & Export extension for Magento 2.

Each use case article comes with the step by step instructions and screenshots illustrating the extension setup process. Each article covers a particular use case/question, for example: how to map product attributes, how to update stock and price of the Magento 2 product.

  • Read and bookmark articles
  • Try out the instructions at our Magento 2 demo store
  • Check out Master Table which contains samples of every Magento 2 entity export and import file.

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Import/Export cookbook: How to import products to Magento 2 with VAT price included and deduct the VAT automatically to display regular price

When you import products to your Magento 2 store, often the ‘Price’ column from the file already includes VAT. However, if you want to sell products for their real price, how do you import such products?

Do you edit the imported table manually before the import? Ask your supplier to send you prices without VAT?

However, you sometimes cannot get prices without VAT. Your supplier sends you the file from their warehouse, and cannot control how the prices are printed. Or the ERP system sends a json file, which is hard to edit.

You can do it, specify VAT and have it deducted automatically with the Improved Import & Export extension for Magento 2. Below, I will tell you how to do it, in a few steps.

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Import/Export cookbook: How to automate Magento 2 product catalog update from Google Sheets, FTP/SFTP, Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox

Working with suppliers requires you to regularly update your Magento 2 product catalog with new prices, stock updates, and sometimes other relevant attributes. Store managers can spend a lot of time manually going product by product, spending their time and going attribute by attribute.

With Improved Import & Export extension for Magento 2 you can automate product catalog update tasks with cron scheduler and recurring import jobs, that automatically fetch the file with supplier updates from the source, and upload it to your store.

In the article below, I will give you step by step instructions on how to do it.

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Import/Export cookbook: How to update Magento 2 product prices during import quickly, without editing the CSV table

If you are a dropshipper or want to follow the inflation and increase product prices for your whole Magento 2 catalog or a part of it, you can do it quickly with the Improved Import & Export extension.

Export product catalog and import it back with the Price Rules – a quick filter that allows increasing and decreasing prices by a percent or a flat value.

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Import/Export cookbook: How to update Magento 2 product price and quantity using import and export. HINT: it’s fast and easy

Improved Import & Export Magento 2 extension documentation is huge! I know. It is aimed to cover every aspect of the extension.

However, you do not need to read it all, or understand each and every attribute of every entity. In this article, I will show you how to mass update Magento 2 product prices and quantity (stock) using import and export procedures.

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How to import and export CMS/Static Blocks to Magento 2

It is hard to overestimate the importance of Magento 2 CMS pages for an average e-commerce website. They play a pivotal role in creating a unique and attractive storefront. Homepage, news blocks, promotions, and other store sections may incorporate CMS pages to deliver a more abundant shopping experience. Also, pages composed within the Magento 2 Page Builder are always associated with various CMS elements. Despite such frequent appearances, Magento 2 doesn’t let you import-export CMS pages. However, with the Improved Import and Export extension, you are no longer bound to the store’s backend for editing purposes. You can now import multiple CMS pages to your store with a single click. In this post, we will tell you how to do that. You will learn how to import Magento 2 CMS pages. We focus on such aspects as a proper import table and an import job that simplifies your daily chores.

Along with the step-by-step instructions, the article provides explanations on every static block attribute. Also, you will find sample files that you can use as a reference. We describe prerequisites for importing/exporting statics blocks in Magento 2. After that, you will learn how to transfer CMS blocks between Magento 2 websites. Additionally, we touch upon the topic of composing and editing static blocks tables.

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